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THE POPPY AND THE POMEGRANATE: THE STORY OF DEMETER AND PERSEPHONE, OR THE ORIGINS OF THE SEASONS

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Leicester, Grange Fibre: 1962

Seller ID: H12879

Condition: Very good +


22p. Signed by illustrator on front endpaper. Clear jacket. Color illustrations. (8-1/8"x5') View more info

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YUGOSLAV PROVERBS (TEN CENT POCKET SERIES NO. 380) [COVER TITLE: LITTLE BLUE BOOK NO. 380]

By: Adamic, Louis; Compiled by & Edited by E. Haldeman-Julius

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Girard, Kansas, Haldeman-Julius Co.: 1923

Seller ID: P6221

Condition: Very good


64p. Cover edges lightly sunned. Last 2 leaves list other titles in the Ten Cent Pocket Series. [Christian; 500a] (5"x3-1/2") View more info

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A GOLDEN TREASURY OF JEWISH TALES

By: Barash, Asher; Retold by & Translated from the Hebrew by Murray Roston

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Massada Press: 1965

Seller ID: H11724

Condition: Very good


[167p.] Rubbed jacket has chips to corners and scrapes to folds. Brown tone illustrations. (10-3/4"x7-1/2") View more info

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LITTLE DERMOT AND THE THIRSTY STONES, AND OTHER IRISH FOLK TALES

By: Bennett, Richard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McGann: 1953

Seller ID: H12905

Condition: Very good


[92p.] Endpapers and jacket foxed and toned, scraped jacket has 2 long tears on front and chips to edges with holes on flap folds. B&w illustrations. (8-1/2"x6-5/8") View more info

Image for QUIPUS AND WITCHES KNOTS: THE ROLE OF THE KNOT IN PRIMITIVE AND ANCIENT CULTURES WITH A TRANSLATION AND ANALYSIS OF "ORIBASIUS DE LAQUEIS"

QUIPUS AND WITCHES KNOTS: THE ROLE OF THE KNOT IN PRIMITIVE AND ANCIENT CULTURES WITH A TRANSLATION AND ANALYSIS OF "ORIBASIUS DE LAQUEIS"

By: Day, Cyrus Lawrence

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, University of Kansas Press: 1967

Seller ID: H11093

Condition: Very Good


[ix], 158p. A few spots on cover and corners lightly worn. Includes bibliographical notes. B&w illustrations. (9-7/8"x6-3/4") View more info

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LES MÉMOIRES DE ZEUS

By: Druon, Maurice

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Hachette: 1963

Seller ID: H12335

Condition: Very good


[284p.] Cover has a few dents and corners bumped, jacket toned and a few chips to edges. (8-3/8"x5-3/8") View more info

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THE PAINTED FOX: A FABLE

By: Franko, Ivan; Translated from the Ukrainian by Victor Ruzhitsky

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Kiev, Veselka: 1987

Seller ID: P6880

Condition: Good


[23p.] Bookstore stamp on title page, wrap corners creased with edges scraped and 2" tear on top spine fold. "When a shy fox is forced to hide in a barrel of blue paint, he uses his new appearance to declare himself tsar over all the forest animals." B&w and color illustrations. (11-3/8"x8-1/2") View more info

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THE RICE FAIRY: KARE STORIES FROM SOUTHEAST ASIA

By: Harris, Edward Norman

Price: $29.00

Publisher: [Redlands, California], Simplicity Press: 1987

Seller ID: H12321

ISBN: 0929225333

Condition: Very good


81p. 1989 printing. Jacket flap folds scraped and edges chipped. "A collection of traditional stories from the obscure and mysterious Karen tribe of Burma and northern Thailand." Yellow ages with red text and illustrations. (8-3/4"x11-1/4") View more info

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THE HORSE IN MAGIC AND MYTH

By: Howey, M. Oldfield

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Castle Books: 1958

Seller ID: H7810

Condition: Very Good


xii, 238p. Cover and corners rubbed, jacket has large chips to edges. B&w illustrations and plates. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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DU FU HELPS THE POOR (STORIES ABOUT ANCIENT CHINESE LITERARY & ART FIGURES)

By: Hua Shiming, Adapted By

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Beijing, Zhaohua Publishing House: 1985

Edition: First

Seller ID: P4503

Condition: Very Good


15p. Top corners curled, sticker shadow on front cover. Designed by Zhang Xizhu. Color illustrations. (9-7/8"x7-3/8") View more info

Image for WU CHENG'EN AT YUNTAI MOUNTAIN (STORIES ABOUT ANCIENT CHINESE LITERARY AND ART FIGURES)

WU CHENG'EN AT YUNTAI MOUNTAIN (STORIES ABOUT ANCIENT CHINESE LITERARY AND ART FIGURES)

By: Hua Shiming, Adapted By

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Beijing, Morning Glory Press: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: P4504

Condition: Good+


23p. Cover rubbed with front scraped with light wear to edges. Designed by Zhang Xizhu. Color illustrations. (9-7/8"x7-1/4") View more info

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EIRIK THE RED AND OTHER ICELANDIC SAGAS

By: Jones, Gwyn; Selected and translated with an introduction by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1961

Seller ID: H9335

Condition: Good +


[xx], 318p. Pages have pencil marginalia, white stain on bottom of front cover and jacket, price clipped jacket has worn corners. Jacket design by William Stobbs. 582. (6"x3-7/8") View more info

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UNDINE

By: La Motte-Fouqué, Friedrich de; Retold by Gertrude C. Schwebell

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1971

Seller ID: H11109

Condition: Very Good


64p. 1st printing. Cover corners lightly worn, price clipped jacket rubbed and lightly soiled with chips and tears to edges. Simon & Schuster library edition label on jacket. Color illustrations. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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THE MOON PAINTERS AND OTHER ESTONIAN FOLK TALES

By: Maas, Selve

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: H2311

ISBN: 067048833X

Condition: Very Good+


143p. Cover corners slightly rubbed, clipped jacket has wear to corners and spine sunned. B&w illustrations. (9-1/2"x7-1/2") View more info

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SEVEN (7) MAGIC ORDERS

By: Mui, Shan; Story Adaptation and Edited by Ruth Tabrah

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Australia, Island Heritage: 1973

Seller ID: H10756

ISBN: 0834830132

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (approx. 78p.) Cover corners bumped, jacket corners lightly worn. Color illustrations. (10-1/4"x9-1/2") View more info

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THE MERMAID READER; AND OF MERMEN, NIXIES, WATER NYMPHS, SEA SIRENS, SEA SERPENTS, SPRITES AND KINDRED CREATURES OF THE DEEP

By: O'Clery, Helen; Selected By

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: H7278

Condition: Very Good


xii, 194p. Cover edges lightly worn, front pastedown a bit cockeyed from when book was bound, price clipped jacket has small chips, tears and creases to edges. A collection of stories and poems by a variety on writers including Oscar Wilde, the Brothers Grimm, Bret Harte, and Ogden Nash celebrating the title creatures. Jacket design by C. Walter Hodges. B&w illustrations. (9-1/2"x6-5/8") View more info

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THE MERMAID READER AND OF MERMEN, NIXIES, WATER NYMPHS, SEA SIRENS, SEA SERPENTS, SPRITES AND KINDRED CREATURES OF THE DEEP

By: O'Clery, Helen; Selected By

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10768

Condition: Very Good


xii, 194p. 1st printing. Cover corners lightly worn, jacket has small chips, tears, and creases to edges. A collection of stories and poems by a variety on writers including Oscar Wilde, the Brothers Grimm, Bret Harte, and Ogden Nash celebrating the title creatures. Jacket design by C. Walter Hodges. B&w illustrations. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

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MUJERES FOLKLORISTAS (ESTUDIOS DE FOLKLORE, 3)

By: Rivera, Virginia Rodríguez

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mexico City, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México: 1967

Seller ID: H12866

Condition: Very good


[222p.] Glue stains on front endpapers, jacket has creased tears and chips to edges with corners worn and spine sunned. A collection of women folklorists of Latin America with a brief biography and photograph, their area of study, and a bibliography, where appropriate. Those included are Fernán Caballero, Nieves de Hoyos Sancho, Frances Gillmor, Edna Garrido de Boggs, María Cadilla de Martínez, Dora P. de Zárate, Isabel Aretz, Marquesa Calderón de la Barca, E. Mildres Merino de Zela, and the folklorists of Mexico: Carmen Galván de la Rio, Cecilia Bertón Fontecilla, María de los Ãngele... View more info

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LEGENDER

By: Runeberg, J.L. (Johan Ludvig); Translated by O. Thommessen

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Kristiania, Copenhagen, Gyldendalske Boghandel: 1921

Seller ID: H12698

Condition: Good


[59p.] Endpapers and cover toned with spine sunned and paper torn and missing on bottom. Text in Danish. B&w illustrations. (9-1/2"x7-1/8") View more info

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JAPANESE LEGENDS AND FOLK-TALES

By: Suzuki, Yoshimatsu; Introduction by Edward Gauntlett

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Sakurai Shoten: 1949

Seller ID: H12867

Condition: Good +


144p. Pages toned, name on flyleaf, spine sunned with a few stains, cover corners lightly worn. Collection of legends and folk tales compiled and written in English by Prof. Suzuki. (7-1/4"x5-1/4") View more info